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Alternating Custody?

Alternating custody, e.g. week-on/week-off, was associated with disorganized attachment in 60 percent of infants under 18 months;

older children and adults who had endured this arrangement as youngsters exhibited what the researcher described as "alarming levels of emotional insecurity and poor ability to regulate strong emotion."

-- Jennifer McIntosh, "Enduring Conflict in Parental Separation: Pathways of Impact on Child Development, 9 J. of Family Studies 63, April 2003.


You can read more at the Liz Library.

A saw a commentor once write that joint custody arrangements should be tried out on adults first...to see how much they enjoy it. I think that is a great idea.

Does anyone pay attention to attachment theories and the early childhood development research anymore?



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